Common Women’s Sexual Problems
Many women experience sexual problems in their lives. Some common women’s sexual problems, or issues, last for a little time, others women’s common sexual problems last longer in their duration. Women’s sexual problems like painful intercourse, either vaginismus or vulvadynia or dyspareunia, affect around a third of women. A woman’s sexuality can also be influenced by other factors like body image, grief, relationships, depression, and anxiety. People are provided with limited education about sex and sexuality and often the information is misrepresented or even incorrect.
The pages below provides information on some of the common women’s sexual problems or issues women may experience. Psychosexual therapy, or sex therapy can assist women and their partners to have en enjoyable sex life. Through sexual counselling, or sex therapy, you can explore the issues and develop tools to improve your sex lives.
You may find the information useful in your search for an answer. If you have any questions or would like to an appointment to discuss these issues contact Dr Christopher. Sex Life Therapy offers sex therapy and relationship therapy in East Melbourne and Frankston. Skype-based sex therapy is available to people in other areas of Australia.
How Common are Common Women’s Sexual Problems?
- 1 in 2 women reported a sexual problem in 2003
- 1 in 2 women reported a lack of interest in sex as a sexual problem
- 1 in 3 reported body image issues as a common sexual problem
- 1 in 3 women were not able to achieve orgasm
- 1 in 4 women reported sex as not pleasurable
- 1 in 4 women reported vaginal dryness as a common sexual problem
- 1 in 5 women reported sexual pain during intercourse